by Nick Parlante
Publisher: Stanford University 2002
Number of pages: 25
A 23 page introduction to the main features of the Perl language. The coverage is pretty quick -- it's intended for people who know some programming but need an introduction to Perl's way of doing things. Topics include: scalar variables, strings, arrays, hash tables, file input and output, regular expressions, and subroutines.
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by Chan Bernard Ki Hong
This is a free Perl tutorial that is packed with everything you need to know to get started on Perl programming. Throughout the text there are many examples examples, illustrations and exercises in the form of concept consolidation questions.
by David Cross - Manning Publications Co.
The book presents techniques for using Perl to recognize, parse, transform, and filter data. The author David Cross will show you dozens of useful ways to get those everyday data manipulation chores done better, faster, and more reliably.
by Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
The book for people who already know how to program in another language, but don't know Perl. It gets through the basics as quickly as possible, the emphasis is on good programming style in Perl. Object-oriented programming is the center of focus.
by Greg London - Lulu.com
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